Bourdais going all the way

As expected Sebastien Bourdais was confirmed this week as Scuderia Toro Rosso’s second driver for 2008. Bourdais deserves to get his chance in Formula One having gradually built up a formidable racing pedigree. He has won the Champ Car World Series three times in a row and is well on...

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IS Hamilton Pushing Alonso Out?

The Hungarian Grand Prix is usually a fairly dull event. Whilst the atmosphere on the grass hills surrounding the track is fantastic, the circuit itself is rubbish. It is often described as ‘Monaco without the barriers’ and the layout is not conducive to entertaining races. Last year was a rare...

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Bull fighting at toro rosso

Scuderia Toro Rosso is a team with an uncertain future. They are one of two junior outfits in Formula One but unlike Super Aguri they seem to be pushing themselves away from their parent organisation. The long-term future of the team, especially that of its drivers, became a major talking...

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Winkelhocks Nurburgring luck

When Lewis Hamilton drove quickly and consistently to third place at the Australian Grand Prix, nobody imagined that another rookie would make a more spectacular debut in 2007. Yesterday Markus Winkelhock did exactly that. The new Spyker driver had an incredible first race at the Nurburgring and although it was...

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Mclaren and Ferrari in court

At the start of the season after the Australian Grand Prix, McLaren expressed concern that Ferrari had installed a flexible floor providing them with an illegal aerodynamic advantage. The British team wrote a letter to the FIA that forced a new ruling to come into place and Ferrari had to...

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Quality time in Formula One

Jacques Villeneuve recently attempted to become the only person in history to win the Indianapolis 500, the CART Championship, the Formula One World Championship, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Villeneuve’s car suffered an engine failure at Le Mans but he had been on track for a podium finish...

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Racing against the best

The 1993 Indianapolis 500 was one of the greatest motor races of all time. Nigel Mansell should have taken victory at his first attempt but messed up a restart with just 16 laps to go. His mistake let another Formula One World Champion, Emerson Fittipaldi, through to take victory. Although...

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Unlocking Raikkonens Ferrari riddle

Mika Hakkinen made a rare appearance in Formula One headlines last month after telling reporters he advised Kimi Raikkonen not to join Ferrari. “I warned him that changing teams might not go well for him. Unfortunately for Kimi my forecasts are being fulfilled”. Hakkinen was right on the money. Although...

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Formula Ones quest in the USA

The United States Grand Prix is arguably the most crucial race on the Formula One calendar. Although results are important at any circuit they were particularly significant this weekend due to the American car market. More vehicles are sold in the United States than any other country making a slice...

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Sebastian Vettel Rockets into F1 Debut at Indy

19 yr old Sensation gets a chance to shine by substituting unfit Kubica Despite insisting at Thursday’s FIA press conference that he felt 100% fine to race at Indianapolis, Robert Kubica was told later in the day that he will not be allowed to race at the US Grand Prix. Kubica underwent a...

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